Cave Bear - Shark Tooth Listing By Species

Rare fossil Cave Bear fossils (Urusus spelaeus) from Romania and other European locations. These large bears lived in the mountain caves from central Europe to Russia during the Ice Age. Cave bears were comparable in size to the largest modern day bears. The average weight for males was approximately 1000 pounds. 

Name: Urusus spelaeus

Age: Late Pleistocene (28,000 - 130,000 years)

Location: Carpathian Mountains, Romania


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